Melbourne Teaching Certificate

The Melbourne Teaching Certificate (MTC) is a professional development program for University of Melbourne and affiliated staff with teaching-related responsibilities. It is a cohort-based program completed across one semester comprising two face-to-face seminars, a written assignment and a presentation.

This program is suitable for new and experienced academic teaching staff at the University of Melbourne:

  • Lecturers
  • Subject coordinators

Graduate researchers, tutors, sessional teachers or demonstrators: Please refer to Melbourne Teaching Certificate for Sessional Teachers (MTC-ST) program page.

Intended learning outcomes

On completion of the Melbourne Teaching Certificate, participants should:

  • Demonstrate theoretical and practical ideas and strategies for enhancing learning and teaching;
  • Collaborate with colleagues from diverse academic and teaching backgrounds;
  • Critically discuss challenges experienced in their particular teaching contexts;
  • Acquire an appreciation of the scholarly underpinnings of learning and teaching practice in higher education;
  • Gain insights into the particular teaching environment of the University of Melbourne.

Fees

There are no fees to participate in the program. It is provided by the University of Melbourne for its staff with teaching or student support responsibilities.

Eligibility

This program is for academic teaching staff at the University of Melbourne:

  • Lecturers
  • Subject coordinators

If you are a graduate researcher, tutor, sessional teacher or demonstrator please refer to Melbourne Teaching Certificate for Sessional Teachers (MTC-ST) program page.

Program schedule

The MTC is a semester-long program involving one day intensive forum, one optional consultation session and a half-day final forum. The program must be started and completed in the same semester. Participants must attend both days in order to complete the MTC.

Program schedule

Semester 1, 2020

Session Date & TimeVenue
One day forum Thursday 27 February, 9:30am - 4:00pm Arts West North Wing - Room 356
Half-day completion forum Thursday 4 June, 9:30am - 1:00pm Old Quad - G17 (Cussonia Court Room 1)

Semester 2, 2020

SessionDate & TimeVenue
One day forumWednesday 22 July, 9:30am - 4:00pm Arts West North Wing - Room 356
Half-day completion forum Wednesday 28 October, 9:30am - 1:00pm Arts West North Wing - Room 356

Registration

To enrol in the course, please submit an expression of interest. Expressions of interest will close on Monday 3 February. Applicants will be notified of the outcome by Friday 7 February. Successful applicants will receive an automated email confirming their registration in the program.

To submit an expression of interest, please click/tap on the button below:

MTC Expression of Interest form

More information

For administrative matters, please contact:

Program Officer: Dina Uzhegova
Email: dina.uzhegova@unimelb.edu.au
Phone: +61 3 8344 3087

For questions regarding the program, please contact:

Program Coordinator: Dr Christopher Deneen
Email: chris.deneen@unimelb.edu.au
Phone: +61 3 9035 6565